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Globally recognized for its distinguished academic reputation and one of the world’s most prestigious independent colleges, Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture will present their spring 2012 lecture series from February 13 through April 9, 2012 at the Institute’s Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses. The lectures are free and open to the public; however, seating priority will be given to current students with Pratt identification. More information on the event after the break. Monday, February 13 – Ursula von Rydingsvard Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard is best known for creating large-scale sculptures from cedar beams that she cuts, assembles, and laminates, rubbing powdered graphite into the work’s textured, faceted surfaces. Von Rydingsvard’s work has been included in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, all in New York. Von Rydingsvard, who was recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and two National Endowment for the Arts awards, received her master of fine arts degree from Columbia University. For more information, please visit here. View more View full description
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